Delhi Govt to carry out census of migratory birds
Delhi Govt to carry out census of migratory birds

Delhi Government will soon carry out a census of indigenous and migratory birds and duration of their stay in the national capital.

New bird species named after late India-born ornithologist

A new bird species discovered more than 15 years after it was first seen on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has been named after late ecologist and ornithologist Navjot Sodhi.

Bird population across Europe declining rapidly: Study

Bird population across Europe have experienced sharp decline- a staggering 421 million birds over the past 30 years with the majority of losses from the most common species, a research shows.

Eight more bird species listed as threatened in IUCN Red List 2014

The number of bird species listed as Critically Endangered (CE) has reached 173 bird in the country as per the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Birds for 2013.

Nine near-threatened bird species sighted in Chilika Lake

Nine near-threatened bird species were sighted this winter at Chilika Lake, Asia`s largest brackish water lagoon, in Odisha, an official said Monday.

Bird festival in Dehradun next Feb

Bird lovers in Uttarakhand are in for a treat when a festival showcasing hundreds of bird species found in the hill state gets underway in Dehradun in February next.

Humans triggered extinction of nearly 1000 bird species

Human colonisation of the remote Pacific islands may have spawned the global extinction of nearly 1,000 species of birds, according to a new analysis of fossil data.

New bird species discovered in Peru

The team chose the scientific name of the new species Capito fitzpatricki in honour of Cornell Lab of Ornithology executive director John W. Fitzpatrick.

`Climate change pushing birds towards extinction`

Climate change is pushing some bird species "towards extinction," US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar warned Thursday as a new report on the threats facing North American birds was released.

Cold War limited bird species invasions

A recent study has found out that the Cold War offered an odd benefit, as in it limited bird species invasions.